Treffen von Leuten und Knpfen neuer Kontakte macht spass und ist sicher.
Any year you learn something is a good year, and this has been a good year.
Let me list a few of the things that I learned (or re-learned) in 2005: Earlier today, Pete and I went up to OEM Parts, the Colorado Springs electronics and industrial surplus junkhouse.
The diddler purchases one or two dozen of these blanks, and every day dips one of them in his soup, makes his dog jump for it, and finally gives it to him as a bonne bouche.
[treat] The note arriving at maturity, the diddler, with the diddler's dog, calls upon the friend, and the promise to pay is made the topic of discussion.
Two hours left in the year, and as I say each December 31 as the clock winds down, Rest in peace, but yeah, bring it on!
We are creatures who live in time, so trying to hang onto a day, a year, or a decade is like trying not to eatand there's no future in that.
QBit would be good at this; he's delighted to shred paper without any flavor at all.
My old dog Smoker would have too: He once shredded a small home-made pillow that my poor mother had stuffed with defunct nylon stockings, one of which went down the hatch. Maybe I'll come up with a better idea next Christmas.
); every species of wire and connector you've ever seen, as well as a multitude of semiconductor devices and used vacuum tubes.
On the mechanical side it's harder to characterize: Paint cans full of 7/8" ball bearing balls, casters and wheels and aluminum tubing, scrap PC board, rolls of thin foam plastic, chunks of Bakelite, some gears and bearing assemblies, and a great deal of stuff of unkown origin that simply defies description.
Larger items are marked, and they don't seem priced to move.